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Old 12-03-2005, 08:42 AM   #1
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I’m reading Tom Robbins’ “Wild Ducks Flying Backwards.”* It’s
a collection of essays and short fiction. Anyway, he has a chapter concerning your last meal on earth.* He sets it up like this.* You’re on death row.* They ask you what you want for your last meal.* Turns out that most condemned ask for fried shrimp.* Robbins says his idea of the last meal is a sliced tomato sandwich on Wonder Bread with lots of mayo.

He’s a big fan of mayonnaise. Claims he has several jars of it in his refrigerator from different countries in different flavors.* And he has no health problems from eating it.* Quote:* “When I, a lifelong consumer of gargantuan amounts of mayonnaise, underwent an angiographic screening in 1999, the attending physicians said I had the arteries of a twelve-year old boy.* Of course they didn’t say which twelve-year old boy.* They could have meant the double-wide porker who squirms and farts in the seat in front of you when you go to the Saturday matinee.”UNQUOTE

I guess if I had to pick my own last meal, it would be a shrimp po-boy, dressed, with a cold beer and pecan pie.* No, make that red wine.

Tom ends his little story with a happy ending.* He claims it’s his fantasy, so he can end it anyway he wants.* His ending is that there is an explosion, and he gets out, where Naomi Watts is waiting in a Black Ferrari to whisk him to Mexico at 110 mph, "where lime-flavored mayonnaise is muy bueno and the tomatoes, if not harvested prematurely or shampooed in pesticide, are muy damn bueno, indeed."

So what's on your menu?* The warden is coming.
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Old 12-03-2005, 08:49 AM   #2
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I’m reading Tom Robbins’ “Wild Ducks Flying Backwards.”* It’s
a collection of essays and short fiction. Anyway, he has a chapter concerning your last meal on earth.* He sets it up like this.* You’re on death row.* They ask you what you want for your last meal.* Turns out that most condemned ask for fried shrimp.* Robbins says his idea of the last meal is a sliced tomato sandwich on Wonder Bread with lots of mayo.

He’s a big fan of mayonnaise. Claims he has several jars of it in his refrigerator from different countries in different flavors.* And he has no health problems from eating it.* Quote:* “When I, a lifelong consumer of gargantuan amounts of mayonnaise, underwent an angiographic screening in 1999, the attending physicians said I had the arteries of a twelve-year old boy.* Of course they didn’t say which twelve-year old boy.* They could have meant the double-wide porker who squirms and farts in the seat in front of you when you go to the Saturday matinee.”UNQUOTE

I guess if I had to pick my own last meal, it would be a shrimp po-boy, dressed, with a cold beer and pecan pie.* No, make that red wine.

Tom ends his little story with a happy ending.* He claims it’s his fantasy, so he can end it anyway he wants.* His ending is that there is an explosion, and he gets out, where Naomi Watts is waiting in a Black Ferrari to whisk him to Mexico at 110 mph, "where lime-flavored mayonnaise is muy bueno and the tomatoes, if not harvested prematurely or shampooed in pesticide, are muy damn bueno, indeed."

So what's on your menu?* The warden is coming.
How about what I had last night? An excellent salmon fillet, wild rice,
and asparagus spears with a little ranch dressing, and.........
a pretty decent chardonnay. Not bad.

BTW, bad mayonnaise has killed more people than rattlesnakes.

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Old 12-03-2005, 09:06 AM   #3
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New Orleans french fry Po-Boy with Cajun Brown gravy - a tad LSU Tiger Sauce - and a Bargs Red Cream Soda.

I have very discerning culinary tastes.

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Old 12-03-2005, 01:16 PM   #4
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This reminds me--Texas' Huntsville prison had a website that had the last meal of all of its executed prisoners by name. They have since taken down the website, but I do remember that Karla Fay Tucker (pick ax murderer who later became "born again") had a salad and some peaches. I mostly remember steaks and ice cream being on the menu. And some turned down their last meals. Too nervous.
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This reminds me--Texas' Huntsville prison* had a website that had the last meal of all of its executed prisoners by name.* *
With any luck at all, we soon be findin' out what Tookie Williams, AKA "King of the Crips" is having for his last meal. As long as The Terminator doesn't go all sissy on us.

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Old 12-03-2005, 04:04 PM   #6
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I would probably pig out on Coney Island Hot Dogs with lots of chili and onions...washed down with a cold A&W root beer and finished with a bottle of Courvosier (would this be allowed) and black coffee...I forgot to order dessert... Black Forest Torte and a generous hot fudge sundae to GO! (forget the cream puff!)
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Old 12-03-2005, 05:18 PM   #8
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I would probably like a steak, potatoes and a milkshake.
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Since my digestive system won't have to deal with the consequences, it's the buffet line for me:
kao soy,
green curry chicken,
phad thai noodles,
sweet & sour fish,
shrimp foo yong,
a slice of CostCo's combo pizza,
a spicy taco with a quesadilla or two on the side,
several Guiness to wash it down,
a local restaurant's yummy cappucino chocolate sundae,
and mango sticky rice.

I'd probably be chewing on a fistful of Red Vines as I was walking down my final corridor...
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Old 12-03-2005, 11:26 PM   #10
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I want a big box cake . . . with gun concealed inside. Maybe a second cake with a hack saw and maybe a third with some explosives.

Hey. I'm still thinking escape to the end.
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I had the best meal last night...sooo good it seems fitting for a LAST meal:

bruschetta made w/ homegrown tomatoes & imported olive oil
homemade pasta w/ spicy crab sauce
a nice chianti
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My last meal would have to be something decadent. Something like:

Salad with Russian dressing
McDonald's big Mac
Amstredam french fries with the mayonaise they use
deep fried ice cream

I would finaly be able to eat all that with no guilt, no worry nor thinking about tomorrow
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I had the best meal last night...sooo good it seems fitting for a LAST meal:


a nice chianti
tiramisu
What! No fava beans?

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Old 12-04-2005, 04:35 PM   #14
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I probably would not eat this unless it was my last meal but I occasionally think about a burger platter I used to have at a great beer join called McCanns in the early 80's in NYC.
This would be my last meal and since in the past, I only ordered one at a time, I have two.
1/2lb sirloin burger (rare to medium on the inside and well done on the ouside. I like the blood still flowing)
a couple slices of swiss cheese
4 strips of crisp bacon
a basket of fresh fries
two mugs of cold beer on tap

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Wild Turkey manhattan
Fried calamari
Aziano
Lasagna
Spumoni
Heine brandy
Cohiba cigar
Miss Nussbaum

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Miss Nussbaum
I'm afraid to ask but (*gulp*) is this the character from last century's Fred Allen radio show?!
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Home-made Lasagna, NY Cheesecake, a big hunk of chocolate, wash in all down with a couple bottles of Napa Valley Cabernet, whatever won the gold medal that year.

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Jumbo portion of Lamb Vindaloo with Garlic Naan and wash it down with a large Lassi. ...and cheescake and chocolate and Cabernet.
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I'd keep it simple, like the other guy did 2000 years ago. Bread and wine.
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I didn't think they lived there anymore!
I'm afraid to ask but (*gulp*) is this the character from last century's Fred Allen radio show?!
DING! We have a winner! Fred had his Miss Nussbaum, I had mine .
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Beaver sandwich... :P

On wheat bread, of course!!
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